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MPs to grill Majoro

MASERU – PRIME Minister Moeketsi Majoro will soon be hauled before a parliamentary committee to explain how his government bungled the controversial solar deal that has led to Lesotho’s international

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Soldiers sue army boss

MASERU – SIXTEEN army officers who skipped the country at the height of political disturbances six years ago have dragged army boss, Lieutenant General Mojalefa Letsoela, to court demanding compensation.The

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Gangster’s father shot dead

MASERU – THE father of one of the gangsters who escaped from military detention and made a dramatic re-appearance at the High Court last week was shot dead in Motimposo

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Big spike in Covid cases

MASERU – IN just 19 days from June 5, Lesotho has seen a surge in Covid-19 positive cases from between zero and two cases a day to over 70 this

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Judges want foreign judges out

MASERU – CHIEF Justice Sakoane Sakoane and army boss Lieutenant General Mojalefa Letsoela have questioned the wisdom of using foreign judges in Lesotho’s courts.Speaking at an indaba organised by the

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Cremations: ashes to ashes

MASERU – IT is largely viewed as taboo, but others are beginning to adopt cremation over traditional burials in signs that local people could slowly be ditching some practices that

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Sex work goes high-tech

MASERU – Lesotho’s “ladies of the night” are going high-tech.By simply logging onto Facebook, one can arrange to meet discreetly for a night of “unbridled pleasure”.With the cold nights and

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DC youths attack cancellation of by-elections

MASERU – THE government’s decision to cancel by-elections on grounds that there are no funds is a threat to democracy, according to the Democratic Congress (DC) Youth League.The DC youth

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Mahao blasts ‘immunity’ Bill

MASERU – PROFESSOR Nqosa Mahao says the National Peace and Unity Bill is an abhorrent law that would be prejudicial to victims of human rights abuses.Speaking at a press conference

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Low-cost stoves that beat winter

ROMA – Lesotho’s famously cold winter is upon us.There is no better way to beat it than use Tumelo Phenya’s stove.With it, you hit two birds with one stone.You cook